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D-Day anniversary: Best pictures as world leaders, politicians and veterans arrive in Portsmouth for D-Day 75 commemorations

Here are the first images of veterans and dignitaries attending today’s D-Day 75 commemorations in Portsmouth.

See a glimpse of the beginning of the events on Southsea seafront, with pictures taken by Getty Images and the Press Association. Read our live blog here.

Veteran Bertie Billet attends the D-Day 75 commemorations
Veteran Bertie Billet attends the D-Day 75 commemorations
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Former British Royal Marine, and D-Day veteran Jim Booth, reacts as he poses for a photograph
Former British Royal Marine, and D-Day veteran Jim Booth, reacts as he poses for a photograph
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Former British Royal Marine, and D-Day veteran Jim Booth (C), talk with armed members of Britain's police.
Former British Royal Marine, and D-Day veteran Jim Booth (C), talk with armed members of Britain's police.
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Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond (C)
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond (C)
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